Baby Boomers should remember all these movies from the 60s! Do you?

By: Bambi Turner

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The '60s were a turning point for pop culture around the world, and the movie industry was no exception. This was the decade of the spaghetti western, the movie musical and the sweeping epic. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of these '60s film favorites.

"Psycho" turned the horror movie genre on its head, killing off the main character halfway through the film in one unforgettable shower scene. It also offered a shocking twist in the form of Norman Bates taking on the persona of his mother as he carried out his murderous deeds.

What movie screams '60s more than a black comedy that makes fun of the cold war? Stanley Kubrick continued his streak of '60s genius with his 1964 hit, "Dr Strangelove," which starred Peter Sellers and George C. Scott.

In "The Sound of Music," Julie Andrews plays a failed nun named Maria who takes a job as governess to the von Trapp family. As she teaches the children to sing, viewers enjoyed songs like "Do Re Mi" and "My Favorite Things" set against the beautiful backdrop of the Alps.

Sergio Leone's 1966 flick, "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," just might be one of the most beloved of all the spaghetti westerns. It stars Clint Eastwood as the Man with No Name, Lee Van Cleef as bad guy Angel Eyes and Eli Wallach as a ruthless Mexican bandit.

The 1968 sci-fi favorite, "2001: A Space Odyssey," let viewers see the battle between man and machine as HAL9000 led the astronauts on an unforgettable voyage through space and time.

Viewers sympathized with young Scout as she and her friends learned the evils of racism in the 1962 film, "To Kill a Mockingbird. Gregory Peck starred in the film as attorney Atticus Finch.

The 1961 favorite, "Breakfast At Tiffany's" was based on a short story by Truman Capote. Audrey Hepburn starred as the whimsical and endearing Holly Golightly, who needed a cat to help her finally find true love.

In "Once Upon a Time in the West," a railroad tycoon is willing to kill to gain access to a piece of land in the western town of Flagstone. Henry Fonda plays the villain in this one, and the movie opens with him slaughtering the McBain family for their land.

This 1969 action flick stars Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy -- aka Robert LeRoy Parker -- and Robert Redford as the Sundance Kid. The pair are on the run from the law after a series of train robberies.

"Cool Hand Luke" gave us the classic line, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." The film stars Paul Newman as a troubled war vet sentenced to life on a Florida chain gang.

A young Dustin Hoffman stars in the 1967 film, "The Graduate," as Benjamin Braddock -- a young grad seduced by his much older neighbor. The film ends with Ben running off with his girlfriend, Elaine, who also happens to be Mrs. Robinson's daughter.

The 1969 film, "Easy Rider," told the story of a pair of renegade bikers who carried drugs and ill-gotten cash across the southwest. Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper starred as outlaws Wyatt and Billy -- though the real stars of the film were the bikes and the background scenery.

It's Jets vs. Sharks in this 1961 musical film. And what would a gang movie be without a pair of star-crossed lovers -- in this case, Tony and Maria, who must fight their own family and friends in order to be together.

Based on the life of British archaeologist and military leader T. E. Lawrence, the 1962 film, "Lawrence of Arabia," was a major success with both fans and critics. With Peter O'Toole in the title role, the film picked up seven Oscars, including Best Picture.

Skip the popcorn -- "Mary Poppins" is best enjoyed with a spoonful of sugar. This 1964 flick featured Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke as Mary Poppins and Bert, who were tasked with entertaining the Banks children.

Set in the early 20th century, "The Wild Bunch" told the story of an outlaw gang struggling to survive. Set on the Texas-Mexico border just before the U.S. entered WWI, the film starred William Holden and Ernest Borgnine.

"A Hard Day's Night" was The Beatles at their mop-topped best. Shot in black-and-white, the 1964 film showed the band members as they took a train to a TV show taping, with plenty of great music performed along the way.

In the 1963 flick, "The Pink Panther," Princess Dala is gifted a gorgeous pink diamond with one unique flaw. She must protect the jewel from her countrymen, who want to claim it for themselves, as well as from a jewel thief known only as The Phantom.

"Barbarella" was a sci-fi battle between a U.S. astronaut -- played by Jane Fonda -- and an evil scientist named Durant Durant. It's campy, psychedelic and over-the-top sexy all rolled into one 1968 film.

"Night of the Living Dead" shocked audiences with its graphic violence and gore, but it also helped propel George Romero into the horror movie spotlight. The 1968 flick featured a group of people struggling to survive in a farmhouse as zombies raged outside.

This third film in the James Bond franchise featured Sean Connery in the role of 007. The 1964 movie also featured Bond's personal pilot, a woman named Pussy Galore. No, really.

"Rosemary's Baby" sent shivers down the spines of moviegoers in 1968. In the film, Mia Farrow played a woman named Rosemary Woodhouse, who is tasked with mothering the devil's spawn.

Set in Russia in the early 20th century, "Doctor Zhivago" tells the story of Yury Zhivago as he struggles to decide between his wife and his old flame.

Socialite Melanie Daniels has her eye on a certain guy, but flocks of aggressive birds are keeping romance from blossoming in this 1963 Hitchcock classic.

"Midnight Cowboy" tells the story of a pair of drifters -- played by Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman -- as they hustle to survive in NYC. The film was a critical success, and was the first X-rated movie to win Best Picture at the Oscars.

"Help!" was a world away from the black-and-white laughs of "A Hard Days Night." This 1965 Beatles' flick had the band running all over the world to escape the clutches of an evil cult who wanted one of RIngo's rings.

John Ford's epic 1962 tale of the people of Shinbone and their efforts to stand up to robber Liberty Valance featured John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart.

In the 1960 movie, "The Magnificent Seven," Mexican villagers have had enough of being pillaged. Despite meager resources, they put together a gang of seven protectors. The film featured big names like James Coburn, Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen.

The 1962 film "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" told the story of a pair of aging starlets. Child star Jane, played by Bette Davis, imprisoned her sister, Blanche, played by Joan Crawford, to punish her for becoming a bigger star than Jane ever was.

Who could forget Charlton Heston as astronaut George Taylor as he discovers a half-buried Statue of Liberty in the sand on an ape-managed planet? Turns out, he was on Earth all along -- an Earth that had been destroyed by man's own weapons.

"A Fistful of Dollars" was the first film in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy. The 1964 western was also Clint Eastwood's first major starring role, and his first appearance as the Man with No Name.

Pongo and Perdita give birth to a leader of 15 bouncing puppies. Cruella de Vil quickly steals them to make fur coats, and the dogs go on a mission to clear Cruella's cages -- bringing 99 puppies home with them in the 1961 Disney favorite.

"The Apartment" came out in 1960 - just as the swingin' sixties were starting to swing. In the flick, Jack Lemmon plays Bus Baxter, a man who loans out his apartment so his co-workers can woo various women.

The 1960 flick, "Spartacus," told the story of a slave revolt in the ancient Roman Republic. The Stanley Kubrick masterpiece starred Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier.

Paul Newman stars as Fast Eddie, a pool shark in the 1961 movie, "The Hustler." He spends most of the film trying to beat pool legend Minnesota Fats, played by Jackie Gleason.

The somber 1961 movie, "Judgement at Nuremberg," focused on the 1947 Judges' Trial, in which Nazi judges were tried for their crimes. The film was known for its all-star cast, including Marlene Dietrich, Burt Lancaster, William Shatner, Spencer Tracy, Judy Garland and Montgomery Clift.

Lee Marvin is tasked with training 12 murderous military men to launch an attack on German war leaders in the 1967 classic, "The Dirty Dozen."

"Funny Girl" told of the rise of a Broadway showgirl from her days in the chorus of the Ziegfield Follies to her life as a starring actress in pre-WWI New York. The 1968 flick featured Barbra Streisand in the role of Fanny.

Martha and George, played by Elizabeth Taylor and RIchard Burton, host a rather strange dinner party in the 1966 film, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" The co-stars also married in real-life -- and divorced -- twice, making them the perfect pair to play such a troubled couple.

This 1963 horror classic was based on Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House." The film tells the story of a group staying in a haunted house -- which drives at least one of the members to madness.

After the bad guys manage to kill a witness under the protection of Lt. Frank Bullitt, the officer is determined to nail the killers. The 1968 Steve McQueen flick features one very famous car chase scene, set in the hills of San Francisco.

In the '60s, Steve McQueen was the king of cool. His 1963 film "The Great Escape," told the story of a group of POW's working together to escape a German camp. The movie also featured James Garner and Charles Bronson.

Hayley Mills plays Susan and Sharon, a pair of twins who meet at camp and discover they are sisters. They switch places in an effort to reunite their divorced parents in this 1961 family favorite, which got a 1998 remake starring Lindsay Lohan.

In the 1963 epic, "Cleopatra," Elizabeth Taylor played the famous Queen of Egypt as she struggled to protect her kingdom from the Romans. Her real-life love Richard Burton starred as Mark Antony.

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was a family-friendly adventure movie released in 1968. It featured Dick Van Dyke as Caratacus Potts, an inventor who takes his kids on a wild adventure in a flying car.

This second movie in the James Bond franchise featured Sean Connery as Bond. In the flick, he helps a Soviet government employee who wants to defect, while also seeking out a critical Soviet code-breaking device.

Though the movie got a 1999 remake, the original version of "The Thomas Crown Affair" was released in 1968. The film features Faye Dunaway as an investigator determined to prove that Steve McQueen's character is a notorious bank robber.

In 1967, interracial marriage was still illegal in about a third of U.S. states, so "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," which featured an interracial engaged couple, was quite the attention-grabber. The film starred Sidney Poitier, with Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn as parents struggling to come to terms with their future son-in-law.

The 1967 film, "Bonnie and Clyde," made a pair of violent criminals somehow sexy, with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the doomed young lovers who went down in a hail of bullets.

The 1969 film, "True Grit,' Starred John Wayne and Glen Campbell as a marshall and a Texas Ranger who guide a young girl seeking revenge on her father's killer. The film got an acclaimed 2010 remake starring Jeff Bridges.

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